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Director of Development & Communications

The Director of Development & Communications will secure sufficient funds to realize the Board’s goals and objectives, both capital and programmatic.  This position ensures all communications are aligned with yearly fundraising and programmatic objectives. The Director of Development will be creative, innovative, and work closely with the Executive Director and the Development Committee. The position implements an advancement plan that will include major donors, corporate and business, foundation, endowment, special events and direct mail efforts. This position is part of the senior administrative team, participates in the strategic planning process, reports to the Executive Director and supervises the Special Events & Marketing Coordinator.

Successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree. Advanced degree in related field and minimum 4 years of fundraising/development experience preferred. Proven track record of achieving revenue targets of over $1M annually. Proven management and leadership capabilities and thorough understanding of strategic development. Demonstrated ability to prospect, cultivate, and manage new donors.  

View draft job description here.

Email cover letter, resume, and names of three references by March 19th to: 

Stephanie Record, Executive Director
Crisis Nursery
1309 W. Hill Street
Urbana, IL  61801



Family Specialist position works with families and their children ages birth-3. This position provides support through education, group-work, home-visiting, crisis care and respite care. Candidate must have experience working with children and families, strong public speaking skills, experience working with diverse populations and experience with group-work. Must be willing to work flexible hours and be on-call during scheduled times each month.

Master’s degree in social work or related field preferred. Bachelor’s degree required.


Send cover letter, resume and numbers of three references by Wednesday, March 14th to:


Erin Zorns, Director of Finance & Human Resources 



Thank you for your interest!